Single-vehicle crash on Roaring Brook Road in Barton

BARTON — A 42-year-old man from Barton was taken to the hospital after a single-vehicle accident on Roaring Brook Road in Barton on Sunday afternoon. Mark Lacoss was treated for minor injuries after his

Police: Man kicks out cruiser window in Derby Line

DERBY LINE – Police reported on Wednesday that an 18-year-old man from Derby Line faces multiple charges after he kicked out a police cruiser window while being arrested for suspicion of DUI early Saturday

Crossing the border? There’s an app for that

DERBY LINE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently launched the Border Wait Time app, which they say will make it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the border. The app provides

Police: Man arrested for disorderly conduct, spitting at officer

DERBY – A 48-year-old man racked up multiple charges after police responded to an apartment building located on Lynwood Drive in Derby last Friday. Authorities are reporting that at one point the man spit

VTrans wants your ideas to make the area more bike-friendly

This dispatch was sent in by Beth Barnes: Due to inclement weather, the previously scheduled VTrans public meeting has been rescheduled for January 7, 2015 from 2 to 4:00 p.m. VTrans would like to

Thieves ransack nearly a dozen cars in Albany last night

ALBANY — If you don’t usually keep your car doors locked, you might want to start. A rash of thefts occurred last night in the Town of Albany, leaving around 12 unlocked vehicles ransacked

Derby native tapped for head game warden position

DERBY — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has announced that Lt. Jason Batchelder has been named the new director of fish and wildlife law enforcement. Batchelder will begin the role of Colonel this

Man stabbed outside Brewski’s Pub in Irasburg

IRASBURG — Police are looking for two suspects who were involved in the stabbing of a 22-year-old man from Derby Line outside of Brewski’s Pub in Irasburg, early Saturday morning. Brandon Pavelchak was taken

Missing woman found dead in Irasburg

IRASBURG — The search for a missing woman in Irasburg ended tragically on Wednesday when investigators found the woman dead at around 6:15 p.m. Police are saying that Patricia Little, 71, was located deceased

Accident in Coventry leaves four injured on Saturday

COVENTRY — A two-vehicle crash in Coventry over the weekend left four people injured. Police say that on Saturday at around 12:45 p.m., Connie Savage, 49, of Jay, was headed south on Vermont Route

Scenes from Newport`s Santa Run

NEWPORT — There were Santas everywhere in Newport on Saturday, marching on Main, running through the snow down to The Gateway Center, and along the lake on the bike path. Organizers say 76 people

Police believe food allergy to blame for death in Lyndonville Sunday night

LYNDONVILLE — Police say they believe that a severe food allergy may have been to blame in the death of a 24-year-old man in Lyndonville on Sunday. Edward Alfred Horan II, of Hookset, New

Cyclists and skiers say goodbye sun, hello snow at potluck dinner

DERBY — The Village Bike Shop has been an icon in the community for almost 24 years. With the growing popularity of winter fat bike riding it seemed like the natural place to bring

Santa draws a crowd in Newport and Stanstead on Saturday

NEWPORT — With a light snow putting everyone in the holiday spirit, nearly 1,000 people attended this year’s Santa Parade and Festival in downtown Newport on Saturday. Santa and The Balloon King each had

Vermonters reminded to clean bird feeders

NEWPORT — Vermont Fish & Wildlife is reminding Vermonters that it’s alright to put out those bird feeders now that Vermont’s black bears are sleeping in their dens for the winter, but, the department

Truck takes out utility pole in Derby Line

DERBY LINE — A truck collided with a utility pole in Derby Line on Wednesday evening, causing a road to be closed for several hours while crews worked to get the scene cleared. Police

Newport’s Santa Festival set for tomorrow

NEWPORT — Santa will be riding into town tomorrow on one of Newport’s Fire Trucks in the Santa Parade, and then make his way back to Santa’s Workshop on Main Street where he will

Suspect brought back to Newport from New York to face charges

NEWPORT — A woman who was arrested in New York after being stopped in a stolen vehicle from Newport, is back in Vermont to face charges. Police say that Samantha Shepard waived extradition, and

QNEK presenting It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play starting December 12

NEWPORT — QNEK Productions continues the celebration of its 21st Season by presenting It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry, to benefit The MAC Center for the Arts in Newport

Filmmaker Nora Jacobson visiting with NCUHS students today

NEWPORT — Vermont filmmaker Nora Jacobson will be at North Country Union High School today working with students who are producing films for a new initiative called Freedom & Unity TV, aimed at inspiring